14 iulie 2020

United States rejects Beijing's claims to South China Sea

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July 13 (UPI) -- The United States on Monday rejected most of Beijing's maritime claims to the South China Sea, declaring a formal challenge to China's control over the waters.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statement saying the United States was strengthening its policy in a "vital, contentious" part of the region.Advertisement"We are making clear: Beijing's claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea are completely unlawful, as is its campaign of bullying to [...]